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File:Grolier Club.jpg|thumb|The Grolier Club's home at 47 East 60th Street The '''Grolier Club''' is a gentlemen's club|private club and bibliophilia|society of bibliophiles in New York City. Founded in January 1884, it is the oldest existing bibliophilic club in North America. The club is named after Jean Grolier de Servières|Jean Grolier de Servières, Viscount d'Aguisy, Treasurer General of France, whose library was famous; his motto, "Io. Grolierii et amicorum" [of or belonging to Jean Grolier and his friends], suggested his generosity in sharing books.[http://grolierclub.org/jean_grolier_biography.htm Jean Grolier Biography] The Club's stated objective is "the literary study of the arts pertaining to the production of books, including the occasional publication of books designed to illustrate, promote and encourage these arts; and the acquisition, furnishing and maintenance of a suitable club building for the safekeeping of its...
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English literature
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English literature -- Bibliography First editions
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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
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Bookbinding
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Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
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American Libraries
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California Digital Library
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Getty Research Institute
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Canadian Libraries
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University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Smithsonian Libraries
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grolier club
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john donne, james russell lowell, grolier club
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de vinne, theodore low, 1828-1914
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eaton, walter prichard, 1878-1957
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hart, charles henry, 1847-1918
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levis, howard coppuck, former owner. dlc
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